History PlayingWith / ChekhovsGunman

7th Apr '16 12:54:18 PM Eon-the-Dragon
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???'''Downplayed''':
** Joe helps with the hero's SecretIdentity and/or agrees to handle their [[PlotDevice plot devices]] and AppliedPhlebotinum while they're off adventuring. It turns out he's a spy working for the BigBad and is [[TheMole telling him about the hero's progress behind their back]].
** Beth is a known friend of the hero's who can sell the hero some {{Unobtainium}} or [[OneManArmy just enough weapons to take down an entire enemy base]] when they need it most.
11th Dec '12 11:31:53 AM VPhantom
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** Beth is an pilot-certified, chemistry major who counterfeits money and engages in con games in her spare time. She owns an antique sword and has the C.E.O. of Heroic Industries as an uncle. Everything in the story is solved by her many coincidental talents and possessions

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** Beth is an pilot-certified, chemistry major who counterfeits money and engages in con games in her spare time. She owns an antique sword and has the C.E.O. of Heroic Industries as an uncle. Everything in the story is solved by her many coincidental talents and possessions possessions



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** Because no one expected to need a pilot, Beth wasn't brought along on the mission.
** After realizing that someone as unimportant-seeming as Joe had turned out to be such a formidable enemy, Bob becomes paranoid and suspicious around everyone whom he doesn't know well.
* '''Reconstructed''': Beth may not be a good pilot, but she can get her instructor to fly them both.



* '''Averted''': Beth's usefulness as a pilot is a major part of the plot from the beginning, as the villain's plan involves a military prototype jet.

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* '''Averted''': Beth's usefulness as a pilot is a major part of the plot from the beginning, as the villain's plan involves a military prototype jet.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Discussed''': "When you're dealing with a guy who has an airship, it's smart to keep around someone who knows how to fly."
* '''Conversed''': "I'll bet Beth's piloting skills come in handy later."

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* '''Discussed''': "When you're dealing with a guy who has an airship, it's smart to keep around someone who knows how to fly."
fly".
* '''Conversed''': "I'll bet Beth's piloting skills come in handy later."later".
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Because no one expected to need a pilot, Beth wasn't brought along on the mission.
** After realizing that someone as unimportant-seeming as Joe had turned out to be such a formidable enemy, Bob becomes paranoid and suspicious around everyone whom he doesn't know well.
* '''Reconstructed''': Beth may not be a good pilot, but she can get her instructor to fly them both.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
27th May '12 1:21:22 PM Telcontar
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* '''Straight''': Our hero meets Beth, who makes small talk about taking her small-jet pilot certification. When the villain escapes at the airfield in his jet, our hero flags her down on the runway and they follow the villain.

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
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Our hero meets Beth, who makes small talk about taking her small-jet pilot certification. When the villain escapes at the airfield in his jet, our hero flags her down on the runway and they follow the villain.



* '''Exaggerated''': Beth is an pilot-certified, chemistry major who counterfeits money and engages in con games in her spare time. She owns an antique sword and has the C.E.O. of Heroic Industries as an uncle. Everything in the story is solved by her many coincidental talents and possessions

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Beth is an pilot-certified, chemistry major who counterfeits money and engages in con games in her spare time. She owns an antique sword and has the C.E.O. of Heroic Industries as an uncle. Everything in the story is solved by her many coincidental talents and possessions



* '''Justified''': Beth is the hero's personal pilot, she was taking the test in order to prevent having her license revoked for flying the hero's jet without the right certification.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Beth is the hero's personal pilot, she was taking the test in order to prevent having her license revoked for flying the hero's jet without the right certification.



* '''Inverted''': DecoyProtagonist

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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DecoyProtagonist



* '''Subverted''': The hero meets Beth and keeps her in mind in case he needs a ride. The villain escapes in a submarine.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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The hero meets Beth and keeps her in mind in case he needs a ride. The villain escapes in a submarine.



* '''Double Subverted''': The hero meets Beth and keeps her in mind, the villain escapes in a submarine, but Beth knows enough to pilot a military jet armed with depth charges.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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The hero meets Beth and keeps her in mind, the villain escapes in a submarine, but Beth knows enough to pilot a military jet armed with depth charges.



* '''Deconstructed''': Because no one expected to need a pilot, Beth wasn't brought along on the mission.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Because no one expected to need a pilot, Beth wasn't brought along on the mission.
2nd Mar '12 9:18:52 PM NyBatteri
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* '''Inverted''': Beth isn't introduced until after she takes down the villain's plane.

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* '''Inverted''': DecoyProtagonist
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Beth isn't introduced until after she takes down the villain's plane.
2nd Mar '12 9:18:25 PM NyBatteri
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* Joe shows up in a few episodes as the hero's friend's roommate. Turns out he's been working for the BigBad all along.

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* ** Joe shows up in a few episodes as the hero's friend's roommate. Turns out he's been working for the BigBad all along.
13th Nov '11 11:56:44 PM WackyMeetsPractical
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* '''Conversed''': "I'll bet Beth's piloting skills come in handy later."

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* '''Conversed''': "I'll bet Beth's piloting skills come in handy later.""
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